Things to Do
The Villas of Maison Maitland
is an all-season destination. Discover all the amazing sites and shops in the region.
The Villas of Maison Maitland is open year around and is located just steps away from the St. Lawrence River. A public access point offers a perfect spot for kayaking, or a quick dip. And a leisurely stroll through the quaint village of Maitland, one of Ontario’s oldest unspoiled riverside villages, is a perfect way to end an evening. Guests can also reserve and enjoy our Waterview Dining Pavilion for the perfect afternoon picnic on our front park. (see Concierge Services). During the winter months, there is a skate pond in the woods, cross country skiing and snowshoe trails moments away behind the village Maitland Recreational Centre.
Hop in your car or on your bike and discover this amazing region!
Prescott is located to the east and Brockville, to the west and both are just a short cycle or car ride away. Visit all the popular attractions in Brockville, like Canada’s first railway tunnel, Fulford Mansion Museum, Centeen Underwater Dive Park and the Aquatarium to name a few. An abundance of restaurants, patios and shops dot the quaint streets in the historical downtown. It’s also home to one of Ontario’s oldest farmer markets, a must on Saturdays (if you’re not taking a cooking class!).
Brockville Downtown Harbour
Brockville Arts Centre
A 30-minute car ride North, takes you to the beautiful town of Merrickville. With the Rideau Canal at their doorstep, the town is packed with a wide variety of shops and cafes, including two popular women-led food shops, Mrs. McGarrigles Fine Food Shop (mustards and more) and Pickle & Myrrh (the best caramels!). And 30 minutes west of Maitland, is the epicenter of the 1000 islands. Enjoy a visit to Rockport or Gananoque and hop on a cruise to see all the wonders of the islands. Brockville’s waterfront also offers cruises you can jump on, 1000 Islands and Seaway Cruises.
And don’t forget to travel on one or more of the regions new Garden and Culinary Trails!
Hungry for some baked goods? Drive the region and visit all these tasty bakeries on the FRESH BAKED ADVENTURES trail.
Want to shop the foodie go-to shops? Check out the FOODIE SHOP ADVENTURES trail.
During the summer months, visit the beautiful gardens and connect with nature. GARDEN ADVENTURES trail
Looking for more experiences? Check out the entire tourism site 1000 Islands Rideau Canal Waterways
1000 Islands Brewery & Restaurant